About Gymsanity Blog

I have been a fitness fanatic since high school, which means I’ve been hitting the gym on pretty much a daily basis for the last 30 years. I also did some personal training in my 20’s (I had an ACE certification). Making some quick calculations on the back of my napkin, it looks like I’ve stepped into a gym close to 10,000 times. This means that 10,000 times I have seen at least one person doing something absolutely ridiculous. Sometimes, what I have witnessed is so remarkable that I have to rush home to call someone. With this blog, I can just share with everyone.

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The right dosage for TB-500

For all of time prior to the Internet, men could rely on only their own trial and error and conversations with friends to ascertain what behaviors produced success with women. Suddenly, in the 21st century, men from all over the world could compare experiences. Like an early form of AI, they were able to make…

Risk factors for high Lp(a)

My keto-style diet — mostly eggs and various meats — makes me something of a carnival act for my elderly parents and their friends. Over a lifetime, they have been brainwashed by Big Medicine and the mainstream media (sponsored by Big Pharma) to believe that dietary cholesterol is dangerous.   Even if one accepts the…

In praise of chiropractors

My first ever blog post in 2007 was about a guy performing a set of pullups while talking on his Bluetooth headset. It was a masterpiece of multitasking. Yesterday, I came across a 2023 remake of this incident. This gym member was doing a set of machine dips while watching a movie on his phone.…